Man faces Additional Charges For Attacking Deputy

An inmate at the Boone County Jail is now facing more charges after he allegedly handcuffed himself to a deputy and physically assaulted her on Thursday.

Twenty eight year old Jessie Williams reportedly attacked the deputy as she was picking up meal trays.

The deputy sustained minor injuries.

Williams is in jail on charges of first degree assault and armed criminal action for the stabbing of a homeless man on December 23, causing life threatening injuries.

He is now additionally charged with first degree assault and kidnapping for the attack on the deputy.